The singer-songwriter had a small ceremony before his concert in Stockholm on April 1.
The false news seems to have originated from hacker group Our Mine.
Smith stumbled while playing her rendition of Dylan’s “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.”
The musician was due in Stockholm on December 10 to collect his prize for Literature.
The songwriter says he will attend the award ceremony, “if it’s at all possible.”
The songwriter still won’t acknowledge his literature prize.
The musician has yet to acknowledge being awarded the prize in literature or confirm he’ll attend the ceremony.
“Congratulations to one of my favorite poets.”
“For having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”
Bob Dylan records one of the weirdest pop songs of the year with his cover of Frank Sinatra.